Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Which team will remain in the hunt for playoffs?

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Which team will remain in the hunt for playoffs?

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: The New York Liberty will start as favorites to win the upcoming game against the Atlanta Dream as per the latest predictions.

It’s time for the final-face off in the regular season for New York Liberty and Atlanta Dream as both teams are set to clash in the final fixture at the Barclays Center Arena on Sunday, 14 August. With so much at stake and the playoff chances hanging by a thin thread, it might just turn out to be the last game of the season for the side that loses.

The Liberty gave a crushing loss to the Dream 2 days ago and they will surely look to repeat the same performance in the upcoming game against the same team. It was a dominating night for New York’s Crystal Dangerfield, who scored her season-high, 18 points with 6 assists. Betnijah Laney and Sabria Ionescu also scored 32 points, 11 rebounds, and 9 assists together. For Atlanta, the top performer was Erica Wheeler who finished with 16 points, 2 rebounds, and 3 assists. It will be a mighty challenge for the Dream to turn the tables in the next game and secure a win against the Liberty on Sunday.

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Winning Odds

PlatformLibertyDreamPredicted Winner
bet O betMoneyline -130Moneyline -103Liberty

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Recent Form

The New York Liberty is looking good to grab a playoff spot. They are currently at 15-20 in the fourth position of the Eastern Conference (Overall #8 seed). New York has won 3 of the last 5 games. They have maintained a home record of 8-9 this season.

The Atlanta Dream has managed to stay in the race for the playoffs despite a disappointing season so far. They are currently at 14-21 in the fifth position of the Eastern Conference (Overall #10 seed). Atlanta has won only 2 of the last 5 fixtures and they are on a losing streak of 3 games. In the away games, they have been 6-11 as of now.

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Team Stats

StatsLibertyDream
Points Per Game79.478.4
Rebounds Per Game34.235.4
Assists Per Game20.617.5

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Injuries

New York Liberty: No Data Available

Atlanta Dream: Kristy Wallace (Guard), Tiffany Hayes (Guard), Monique Billings (Forward), Monique Billings (Forward), Nia Coffey (Forward), AD Durr (Guard)

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Head to Head

There have been 42 games between these two teams so far in the WNBA. There is nothing to choose between the two as both sides got 21 wins each. If we talk about the last 5 matchups, 3 games were won by New York and 2 by Atlanta. The previous meeting took place 2 days ago on 12 August 2022. The New York Liberty won that game with a score of 80-70.

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Previous Meeting Highlights

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Possible Lineup

New York Liberty: Guard- Sabrina Ionescu | Guard- Crystal Dangerfield | Forward- Betnijah Laney | Forward- Natasha Howard | Center- Stefanie Dolson

Atlanta Dream: Guard- Maya Caldwell | Guard- Erica Wheeler | Forward- Naz Hillmon | Forward- Rhyne Howard | Center– Cheyenne Parker

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Players to Watch Out

New York Liberty:

PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameAssists Per Game
Sabrina IonescuGuard17.77.16.3
PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameSteals Per Game
Natasha HowardForward15.17.31.3
PlayerPositionRebounds Per GameBlocks Per GameTurnovers Per Game
Stefanie DolsonCenter4.60.81.6

Atlanta Dream:

PlayerPositionPoints Per GameRebounds Per GameSteals Per Game
Rhyne HowardGuard16.04.51.6
PlayerPositionRebounds Per GameSteals Per GameTurnovers Per Game
Cheyenne ParkerCenter6.21.12.0
PlayerPositionAssists Per GameSteals Per GameTurnovers Per Game
Erica WheelerForward3.91.02.6

Liberty vs Dream Prediction: Winner

It’s now or never for both teams as there are 4 franchises currently in contention for the last two playoff spots. Although there might be some dependency on other results as well, the best New York and Atlanta can do is win their last fixture.

The Liberty will start with more confidence after winning the last meeting just 2 days ago. They will also be having the home advantage on Sunday. On the other hand, the Atlanta Dream is expected to be under immense pressure after 3 consecutive defeats. Moreover, a long injury list including the key players is adding to their woes. All the predictions and betting platforms are favoring New York for this battle.

Read all our WNBA coverage here.

Sujoy

Sujoy

Sujoy has substantial experience in producing sports articles with a deep insight into data and metrics of the games to help the readers get a better idea of the statistics and predict the outcomes.